Women in China

  • Research on Women

    Research on Women
    In 1993, the first research center on women was opened. The name of it was The Gender and Social Development Research of Tianjin Normal University. This was a very good thing because it was a step toward gender equality.
  • Forth World Conference on Women

    Forth World Conference on Women
    During the Forth World Conference on Women, it was shown that womens rights are human rights. People said that they had to make the rights, so China can have better social development. That conference made a big difference for women because it was the start of gender equality in China http://www.unostamps.nl/subject_fourth_world_conference_on_women.htm
  • China Women's University

    China Women's University
    China Women's University beame a university in 1996. It was recruiting people for their undergraduate coarses after that. This was a step forward because before, women were almost slaves, and now there was a women's university. http://womeninpublicservice.wilsoncenter.org/institutes/institute-at-china-womens-university-july-2013/
  • Stopping Domestic Violence

    Stopping Domestic Violence
    In 1997, rules were passed to help stop domestic violence. This was the first local policy against domestic violence in all of China. This now meant that men would get punnished for something really bad that they had done, and that was a big step in the right dirrection. http://www.womenofchina.cn/womenofchina/html1/news/charity/15/5410-1.htm
  • National Conference on Lesbians

    National Conference on Lesbians
    The National Conference on Lesbians was held in Beijing and was very helpful for the lesbians of China. A group called Beiing Sisters was formed, so the women did not feel alone. The first lesbian publication was made, and they opened a hotline. http://shanghaiist.com/2014/05/10/nine-gay-activists-detained-in-beijing-ahead-of-conference.php
  • China Central Television

    China Central Television
    China Central Television started their Half the Sky program. It helped put toghether the gender training for the program producers and set gender advisor positions. It was good for women because it helped them get into the producing buissness, if that is what they wanted to do. http://ascportfolios.org/chinaandmedia/2011/03/08/broadcast-and-online-media-in-china/
  • Develpoing Women and Gender Studies in China

    Develpoing Women and Gender Studies in China
    The Developing Women and Gender Studies in China program was approved in 2000. It was held at Tianjin Normal University, which has done good things for women before. It wanted to promote women's study coarses, training key actors, and publishing search results. All in all it was a good thing for women https://www.google.com/search?q=women+and+gender+studies&es_sm=93&biw=1421&bih=717&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=XDwRVfyJKYuuggSdyIDQCQ&ved=0CAYQ_AUoAQ#imgdii=_&imgrc=AjS1zHF8MAz3iM%253A%3BPUm
  • Marriage Laws

    Marriage Laws
    In 2001, amendments were made to the marraige laws. They made divorce easier for women and made the women's right to property and child custody more clear. This was avery good thing because it was hard to get out of a marriage as a women before this. http://www.china.usc.edu/Error.aspx?aspxerrorpath=/ShowAverageDay.aspx
  • Women and Gender Studies Conference

    Women and Gender Studies Conference
    In November, the first Soni-Nordic Women and Gender Studies Conference was held at Fudan Universty. The theme of the conference was Re-discussion on the Politics at the Public and Private Sphere. This was good because people were finally taking an interest into what the people were learning about women and gender all together. http://omicsonline.org/editor-profile/Xianjun_Yu/
  • Fudan Universiy and University of Hong Kong International Conference

    Fudan Universiy and University of Hong Kong International Conference
    Fudan Univesity and Unversity of Hong Kong both held the women and international relations conference. Because of this Fudan University opened the Femenist International Relations coarse at thier university. That was the first class of its kind and probably a great one to take. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/University_of_Hong_Kong